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Lunar New YearLesson Planet
Pre-K - 12th
Although often called Chinese New Year, Chinese people refer to this holiday as Spring Festival or Lunar New Year. People in Brunei, Indonesia, Malaysia, North Korea, South Korea, Singapore, and Vietnam also have traditions associated with this holiday. Join the fun with a collection of lesson plans, activities, worksheets, videos, and articles designed for all levels of learners.
Chinese New YearLesson Planet
Pre-K - 5th
Kung-hsi Fa-ts' ai! Enrich your Chinese New Year celebration with the resources in this collection. The wealth of materials include background information on the 15-day holiday, also know as the Lunar New Year or the Spring Festival, lessons, activities, literature, art, and music sure to engage primary graders.
Halloween | All About the HolidaysLesson Planet
1 min 2nd - 6th
New ReviewTrick or treat! Discover the history of Halloween with a brief, engaging video. Dating back to ancient Europe, viewers listen as a narrator details the holiday's origins and how current celebrations came to be. Themed word search and...
Extranjeros and ExpansionLesson Planet
6th - 12th CCSS: Adaptable
New ReviewA three-part lesson gives light to the Unites States expansion from the view of Texans, New Mexicans, and Californians. Through videos and written activities, scholars work collaboratively to research specific individuals and their...
Latino Americans Share Their ExperiencesLesson Planet
6th - 9th CCSS: Designed
New ReviewThree Latino Americans are the focus of an interactive that spotlights their accomplishments. Scholars get to know Lin-Manuel Miranda, Judy Reyes, and José Hernández through short informative text and videos. Participants read, take...
Digging at the Roots of Your Family TreeLesson Planet
4th - 12th
New ReviewIt's time to get back to your roots! Learners explore their own family trees as they also discover the immigration experience of Latinos in the United States. Scholars watch videos, complete worksheets, participate in discussions, and...
Voter Mobilization in TexasLesson Planet
22 mins 4th - 12th
New ReviewHenry B. Gonzalez, José Luis Guttierez, and Willie Velasquez are the focus of a video that spotlights the contributions the three individuals made for the Chicano population. Actual footage alongside passionate interviews from family...
The Farm Worker MovementLesson Planet
16 mins 4th - 12th
New ReviewAn impactful video details the work of Cesar Chavez and Dolores Huerta in creating the United Farmworkers. In the 1960s farm workers of California stood together to better their working conditions. Making their way to Sacramento,...
No Bullying AllowedLesson Planet
K - 6th CCSS: Adaptable
New ReviewThrough discussion, role play, read-alouds, writing, and more, scholars explore the concept of bullying and practice having courage while responsibly reporting unfriendly behavior. Friendship and respect are practiced and encouraged. ...
What's In a Name?Lesson Planet
4th - 8th CCSS: Adaptable
New ReviewWhat is in a name? Eager historians trace the geographical history of places in the United States with Spanish names. Using a worksheet activity, clues, and web research developed in conjunction with the PBS "Latinos in America" series,...
Stories of ArrivalLesson Planet
4th - 12th CCSS: Adaptable
New ReviewWhile every family's immigration story is unique, patterns emerge when looking at individual narratives. Using clips from the PBS video series, "Latino Americans," learners look at commonalities among immigrant experiences. A chart helps...
Ancient World Writing SystemLesson Planet
5th - 6th CCSS: Designed
New ReviewMost twenty-first century pupils don't know how to interpret cuneiform. Examining images of cuneiform and papyrus writing and using a chart and Venn diagram, young historians extrapolate what life may have been like for people who lived...
Understanding MigrationLesson Planet
6th - 12th CCSS: Adaptable
New ReviewHuman migration—often the result of push and pull factors—sometimes has dramatic outcomes for both those leaving their homelands and the host countries. Using a variety of case studies, learners consider those issues. Then, by completing...
Journey from MexicoLesson Planet
15 mins 4th - 12th
New ReviewAn interview with Victor Villaseñor details his family's journey from Jalisco, Mexico to El Paso, Texas. Brought on by the Mexican Revolution, Victor and his family decided to make a new home in the United States of America. The path to...
Bully Free Lesson Plans—Sixth GradeLesson Planet
6th CCSS: Adaptable
New ReviewTwo lessons stress the importance of keeping your classroom bully-free. Discussion, collaborative work, role-play, and writing allows participants to examine whether their classroom is welcoming to new members and decide what they should...
Bully Free Lesson Plans—Fifth GradeLesson Planet
5th CCSS: Adaptable
New ReviewTwo lessons take a look at bullying. Lesson one focuses on physical bullying. Scholars identify the bullying type's qualities, read short stories and answer comprehension questions. Lesson two offers advise on what to do as a bystander...